Former Impact Wrestling on-air host McKenzie Mitchell has signed with WWE. Mitchell announced she was leaving Impact back in January where she had been since 2016. She posted the following to her social media followers recently to announce the news she is now with WWE:
It’s been a big week for Mitchell, who also covers the Baltimore Ravens for Fan Girl Sports. She also Tweeted out on Sunday that she was excited for the start of the NFL season.
Mitchell’s bio on the Impact Wrestling alumni section reads as follows:
“Beautiful, poised and incredibly talented, IMPACT’s newest backstage interviewer, McKenzie Mitchell leaves no stone unturned on her quest to get the latest breaking news behind the scenes at IMPACT Wrestling. A graduate of the esteemed University of Mississippi, McKenzie obtained her degree in broadcast journalism in 2016 and immediately found herself immersed in the whirlwind world of professional wrestling. The former Ole Miss Rebel is no stranger to sports broadcasting, as she was the primary in-venue and on-camera host for all Ole Miss athletics.”
Bleacher Report analyist Matt Camp also recently posted that he has begun work as a WWE on-air talent as well:
Reaction To McKenzie Mitchell To WWE
Several wrestlers and wrestling personalities have commented on Mitchell’s signing with WWE.
Mike Kanellis worked with Mitchell in Impact and sent out the following:
Mia Yim worked with Mitchell in Impact Wrestling and was excited to hear they both work for the same company once again:
Taya Valkyrie, John Morrison, and the couple’s dog Prince Presley may have known ahead of time about Mitchell’s new role. They posted the following on Monday: